Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Blue Jays Reinstate Catcher Russell Martin from 10-Day Disabled List

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Blue Jays Reinstate Catcher Russell Martin from 10-Day Disabled List

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Blue Jays reinstate Martin from disabled list

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TORONTO - The Toronto Blue Jays reinstated catcher Russell Martin from the disabled list on Tuesday ahead of their game against the Baltimore Orioles.

Martin hasn't played since Aug. 11 when he injured his left oblique during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The 34-year-old from Montreal wasn't in the starting lineup Tuesday night but manager John Gibbons expects to start Martin on Wednesday in the finale of the three-game set against Baltimore.

"He's going to take BP tomorrow and if all is good he'll be in there tomorrow night," Gibbons said. "We'll probably play him a couple days then give him a day (off), something like that."

Martin hit .223 with 12 homers and 27 runs batted in over 81 games for the Blue Jays this season. …

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